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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Oct 30

“Now I know my rights”

By CARE Australia October 30, 2015 0 comments
Daw Khin Wyne, a dressmaker, stands outside her shop in Myanmar.

In Myanmar, CARE is working with vulnerable women to help improve their livelihoods as well as increase awareness of gender-based violence. © CARE

“Before CARE’s training, I did not know what laws protect women and what our rights are.” In Myanmar, CARE is working with vulnerable women to help improve their livelihoods as well as increase awareness of gender-based violence. Here is Daw Khin Wyne’s story.

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Jul 29

Bosnia: The power of women

By CARE Australia July 29, 2015 0 comments
Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita want to empower other women.

Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita want to help empower other women in their community. © Tom Ruebenach/CARE

In the face of adversity – including conflict in their homeland, being widowed and natural disaster – Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita have remained courageous as well as steadfast in their determination to help others.

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Jun 11

Hope, not hopeless: a future for South Sudan

By CARE Australia June 11, 2015 0 comments

"Throughout this crisis, the people of South Sudan have shown extraordinary resilience and dignity. They continue to hope for a better future, and we must not disappoint that hope," says CARE's Secretary General and CEO, Dr. Wolfgang Jamann. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

CARE's Secretary General and CEO, Dr. Wolfgang Jamann, believes that we must take a long view for South Sudan's future to ensure hopes are realised.

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Jun 8

Girls My Age Should be Wearing School Uniforms, Not Wedding Dresses

By CARE Australia June 8, 2015 0 comments

When Aya* reached the refugee camp, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life.

Young female Syrian refugees are fighting against child marriage and advocating for education instead. One such advocate spoke with CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich.

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